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US Union Jobs Are Taking Back Seat to Non-Union in Pay: Chart

July 29, 2022, 5:10 PM

Over the past year, compensation for workers with non-union jobs is rising more than for those represented by a union. Overall, total wage and benefit costs for private-industry firms increased 5.5% in the year ended in June, but pay was stronger for workers not represented by a union. Wages and salaries for non-union workers rose 6%, the most in data back to the early 2000s, compared to 3.4% for those in unions.

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